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Back to Tallinn. This is the long way in the park leading to Kadriorg Palace. I hope you like the long perspective.
From In your pocket guide:
If there痴 one part of Tallinn outside Old Town that a first time visitor absolutely, definitely, unquestionably has to see, it痴 Kadriorg. Though it痴 only a few minutes walk from the centre, this quiet area is a world unto itself, a secluded neighbourhood made up of large areas of forested park criss-crossed by paths and dotted with statues and ponds. It痴 also home to a number of intriguing 19th- and 20th-century villas, and the nation痴 top art museums.

The jewel in Kadriorg痴 crown however is the Kadriorg Palace, a magnificent, Baroque structure surrounded by manicured gardens and fountains. This was the centre of an estate that Russian tsar Peter the Great established as a family retreat in the early 18th century. In fact, it was Peter himself who was responsible for creating Kadriorg.

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